Forums in the Game Design Niche

These are the 50 most relevant discussion forums in the game design niche. Some of these forums focus exclusively on the game design niche while others may only devote one or two sub-forums to it.

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1. Graphic Design Forums: A frien
For all your graphic design & website design related discussion, advice & assistance. FREE TO JOIN so come & say hello :-)
http://www.graphicdesignforums.co.uk/  

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2. www.ivory.co.uk
Enter the Ivory Game Maker UK Forum to discuss all things board game related. If you need help making a new game, maybe the help of others would be beneficial.
https://www.ivory.co.uk/gamemaker/forum  

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3. boardgamegeek.com
https://boardgamegeek.com/forums/region/1/bgg  

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4. Storm8 Community Forums
The official forum for Storm8! Come talk about your favorite games!
https://forums.storm8.com/forum.php  

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5. Site Owners Forums
Prime Web Development and Marketing forum!
https://siteownersforums.com/  

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6. Game Career Guide Forums
Learn everything you need to know to get into the videogame industry!
http://www.gamecareerguide.com/forums/  

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7. The South African Travel:
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http://www.satravelforum.com/forum/  

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8. Giant in the Playground Forums
The Giant in the Playground message boards, where fans of the Order of the Stick webcomic congregate to discuss gaming and such.
http://www.giantitp.com/forums/  

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9. Zatu Games
Welcome to the Zatu Games forum: the best place to discuss anything and everything about board games, card games, collectables and much more.
https://www.board-game.co.uk/forum/  

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10. web design forums for designer
Forum has 89 topics.
http://www.designerstalk.com/forums/  

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11. Hypebeast Forums
Discuss the latest trends in style, arts, design, music, entertainment and more.
http://hypebeast.com/forums/  

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12. Webmaster
TalkFreelance
https://www.talkfreelance.com/  

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13. Sell & Trade Game Items | OSRS Gold | ELO
Sell & Trade 2007 RuneScape Gold, ELO Boosting, Rocket League of Legends, Runescape Private Server gold, Pokemon Go Accounts, FIFA coins, CS:GO keys, Diablo III Accounts.
http://www.sythe.org/  

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14. Home Theater Forum and Systems
Forum has 123,611 members.
http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/  

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15. 3D Realms Forums
This is a discussion forum for fans of Apogee / 3D Realms to talk about various game related topics.
https://forums.3drealms.com/vb/  

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16. SysOpt Forums
This is a discussion forum for all aspects of computer systems optimization and customization
https://www.sysopt.com/forum.php  

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17. Xtreme Visual Basic Talk
XVBT is an interactive discussion forum for Visual Basic programmers. Topics include game programming, DirectX, COM, .NET, and API. To visit the forum, go to http:www.xtremevbtalk.com .
http://www.xtremevbtalk.com/  

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18. kirupaForum
Got a web designdevelopment question or just want to hang out with the most awesome people on the planet? Drop on in!
http://www.kirupa.com/forum/  

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19. Warrior Nation
Warrior Nation is about casual and competitive video game e-Sports expanding upon mind-shattering imagination within a world of virtual game play.
http://warriornation.net/Forum/  

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20. OOTP Developments Forums
Out of the Park Developments is the creator of the baseball management simulation Out of the Park Baseball for PC and Mac and the PC boxing game Title Bout Championship Boxing.
https://www.ootpdevelopments.com/board/  

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21. VBForums
Visual Basic Discussions plus .NET, C#, game programming, and more (http:www.VBForums.com)
https://www.vbforums.com/forum.php  

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22. Computer
computer forum
http://computerforum.com/  

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23. Retrogaming Roundtable
retrogaming roundtable classic video games videogames atari nintendo sega coleco
http://www.digitpress.com/forum/forum.php  

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24. The PokéCommunity Forums
This is a Pokémon forum for Pokémon fans all over the world. Discussions include games, trading card game, strategies, TV series, movies, role play, fan fiction, and trivia
http://www.pokecommunity.com/  

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25. #1 PUA
WARNING: This is the biggest PUA forum in the pick up artist community. With proven advice & thousands of members - 100% Free Membership!
https://www.pick-up-artist-forum.com/  

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26. Pojo.com Forums
Forum has 246,048 members.
https://www.pojo.biz/board/index.php  

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27. 12ozProphet
Graffiti, Art, Style and Culture
http://www.12ozprophet.com/forum/  

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28. Megatokyo Forums (Powered by I
http://forums.megatokyo.com/  

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29. Graphic Design
vBulletin Forums
http://www.graphicdesignforum.com/forum/  

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30. Newgrounds.com
https://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/  

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31. Old House Web Forums
Forum has 234,280 posts.
https://www.oldhouseweb.com/forums/  

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32. Golf Monthly
Welcome to the Golf Monthly forum, The best golf forum around. Arrange a game, ask the experts or sell your golf equipment.
http://forums.golf-monthly.co.uk/  

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33. International Web Developers N
The International Web Developers Network, free registration and resources for all website developers.
http://www.iwdn.net/  

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34. Cre8asiteforums Marketing and
An online community for marketing, managing, and making websites that work. Established 1998. Owned by Internet Marketing Ninjas.
http://www.cre8asiteforums.com/forums/  

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35. Webmaster
Friendliest webmaster forum on the Internet! Discuss graphic design, scripting, web hosting issues or search engine optimization.
http://www.v7n.com/forums/  

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36. Myth-Weavers
Myth-Weavers is an online community that focuses on play by post gaming.
https://www.myth-weavers.com/forumhome.php  

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37. THE SEA KAYAK FORUM
Forum has 21,159 posts.
http://www.seakayakforum.com/  

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38. gotoAndLearn() Flash Forums
Forum has 125,187 posts.
http://www.gotoandlearnforum.com/  

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39. Carolina Robin's Girltalk
Forum has 43,327 posts.
http://lovegirltalk.com/forum/  

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40. - Solia Online
Solia Online is a social avatar community that focuses on providing fun and inventive ways on the net to express oneself. With a strong Role Playing and Artist community, our forums are always active.
http://soliaonline.com/community/  

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41. SportsJournalists.com
SportsJournalists.com - Index
http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/  

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42. Webmaster Forums
Webmaster forums offers help and resources in web development, website design, web hosting, search engine marketing, HTML, XML, Perl, Java, JavaScript,xhtml CSS, PHP, mySQL, SEO and web design
http://www.webmasterforums.com/  

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43. bit-tech.net Forums
Just made it into the top 50!
http://forums.bit-tech.net/  

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44. GameTrailers
Forum has 14,078,088 posts.
http://forums.gametrailers.com/  

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45. AVS
http://www.avsforum.com/f/  

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46. ArchitectureWeek DesignCommuni
Forum has 91,889 posts.
http://arch.designcommunity.com/  

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47. The Sand Trap .com
http://thesandtrap.com/f/  

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48. d2jsp Forums
https://forums.d2jsp.org/  

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49. The FreddysHouse Forums
FreddysHouse, gaming
http://forums.freddyshouse.com/  

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50. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Ri
Forum has 3,182,291 posts.
http://forums.theonering.com/  

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About the Game Design Niche

Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment or for educational, exercise, or experimental purposes. Increasingly, elements and principles of game design are also applied to other interactions, in the form of gamification. Game designer and developer Robert Zubek defines game design by breaking it down to its elements, which he says are the following: • Mechanics and systems, which are the rules and objects in the game • Gameplay, which is the interaction between the player and the mechanics and systems • Player experience, which is how users feel when they're playing the game. Games such as board games, card games, dice games, casino games, role-playing games, sports, video games, war games, or simulation games benefit from the principles of game design. Academically, game design is part of game studies, while game theory studies strategic decision making. Source: WikiPedia

Saki Says...

Yikes - this is a VERY competitive niche but if you had a forum in this niche you could potentially make a lot of money!